The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 36 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.37% - 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £23.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-41.93% -37.16%
vSphere
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.41% 8.87% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 3
Median daily rate £265 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.40 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £14.60 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £375 -
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco